One step away from Beterbiev. Yard and Koikov were weighed before the fight: video


On November 19, in Telford (England), a boxing evening from Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions will take place, within which the mandatory contender for the WBO light heavyweight (up to 79.4 kg) world title British Anthony Yarde (22-2, 21 KOs) will box. His opponent will be the representative of Bulgaria
Stephanie Koikov (14-1, 12 KOs).

It was previously confirmed that if Yard wins, who has not yet played this year, on January 28 in London, he will fight the reigning unified division champion Russian from Canada Artur Beterbiev (18-0, 18 KOs).

Today, Yard and Koikov passed the official weigh-in before the show.

Anthony’s weight 81.3 kg; Stephanie’s weight 80.1 kg.

In the main event of tomorrow’s boxing evening for the vacant EBU European title, as well as the WBC International champion belt in the second bantamweight (up to 55.3 kg), the unbeaten Briton Liam Davis (12-0, 5 KOs) and the master of upsets from Romania Ionuts Baluta (15-3, 3 KOs).

Davis weight – 54.7 kg; Balutse weight — 55.1 kg.